The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 57 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.26% 0.84% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.88% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
377 340 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 97.42% 94.71% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 277 301 340
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Luton region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Luton

Test Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) TestNG
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Lumesse
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Lumesse